Hinche Haiti Partners for Education

Category: MIIS English Program


Electricity – 1/9/14

by Haley Berl This morning, we woke up and went to observe Evens. Today, it was a 7:15 am 8th grade English class. They moved from the present simple to the present progressive tense. Gregory, Marie and I sat amongst the…

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Banana Soup 1/7/14

Posted on January 10, 2014 by Haley Berl Today began with a 7:15 am English class with Evens. The classroom is relatively small, but we were informed that there were many absences due to an extended Christmas vacation from students who live farther…

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Dimanche 1/5/14

Posted on January 10, 2014 by Haley Berl Today was Epiphany Sunday, and we woke up around 7 am to get ready. Mass began at 8, and Pere Noe instructed us to sit interspersed among the parishoners. I sat next to a girl…

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Who’s on First?

Posted on January 9, 2014 by Gregory Singfield 1/8/14 After yesterday’s evening English class, we strategized as to how we were going to manage teaching today. Despite the fact that we thought the class was rather large to begin with, we came to…

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EFL Haiti J-term Team 2014

From left: Gregory Singfield, Haley Berl, Pére Noé, Marie Snider, Evens Israel

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Four a.m. Really!?!…. Yep….

From Gregory, 1-6-14 Yesterday evening, it was announced that we would need to wake up at 4 a.m. to prepare to leave the Parish early enough to take the two hour ride out in the mountains for a church service….

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In Port au Prince

From Haley, Dateline: Jan 3 Today began at 3:50 am EST in Miami with a malaria pill. Upon arriving at the airport, it finally hit me – this is the day that my Curriculum Design team has been planning for…

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MIIS EFL Haiti Team in Hinche

The Monterey Institute’s English as a Foreign Language (EFL) team arrived in Haiti yesterday. The spent their first night in Port au Prince at the Eucalyptus Guest House. The plan was to visit an orphanage to see how the XO laptops…

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EFL Team Haiti’s Curriculum Presentation

Today the amazing curriculum design team from the Monterey Institute presented their English language and XO laptop curriculum plan for St. Andre’s. They did a great job, and have created a sleek website to present their Teacher Training Workshops for…

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EFL Haiti!

This is Lisa Donohoe Luscombe, one of the blog contributors traveling to Hinche, Haiti. Today I am packing for our trip to St Andre’s. My role will be to do an extensive English language teaching and learning assessment. I’m packing…

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